Bugatti Type 41 Royale to Grace Goodwood Festival of Speed

 1932 Bugatti Type 41 Royale

This year marks the 20th anniversary for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. To commemorate the occasion, a Bugatti Type 41 Royale and other rare exotic cars will be on display. Just six examples of the Type 41 Royale were created, including the prototype. The show began on July 10th and will continue through July 14th.

A very special guest will be attending the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year: a 1932 Bugatti Type 41 Royale drenched in blue

The one on display at the show will be a blue 1932 Bugatti Type 41 Royale. With just six in the world, each example is one of a kind. Ettore Bugatti initially intended to do a production run of 25 Royales, though neither the European nor US economies would allow for that goal. This one is chassis No. 41111 and was personally designed by Ettore Bugattiā€™s son Jean. Even back in its time, its selling price was exorbitant at $130,000! All six examples of the Type 41 still exist today. read more

Watch a Rare Bugatti EB110 SS Burn Some Rubber

It is not everyday we get to watch a rare supercar like this Bugatti EB110 SS smoke some very expensive tires! Watch the short clip below to see the supercar stunner in action, details on the car after the jump.

The video shows much more than just the ridiculously expensive tires smoking. Look for shots of the engine and plenty of auto acoustics!

Before Volkswagen Group came into play, Bugatti was revived by Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli. Artioli secured the rights to Bugatti in 1987. Four years later, he unveiled the Bugatti EB110 (this was not a SuperSport yet, that comes next). It was the very first modern example from the exclusive luxury car badge, and it packed a punch! read more

Specialty Vintage Bugatti Restoration Story Inspires!

Vintage Bugatti Restoration

Donald Koleman is a man who followed his passion in life, literally! In 1984, Koleman made the decision to stop practicing law and focus full-time on auto restoration– specializing in vintage Bugatti restoration. That bold decision led to the beautiful example pictured below, a fully restored Bugatti Type 57C. This would certainly make a fine example in our growing vintage rental car fleet…not that we would allow anyone to touch it!

Fascinatingly, Koleman’s daily driver is a 1995 Mercedes wagon. He is pictured above with the Type 57C.
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